Henry Lawson

(17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922 / Grenfell, New South Wales)

Henry Lawson Poems

321. All Ashore! 3/26/2010
322. And The Bairns Will Come 3/26/2010
323. Beaten Back 3/26/2010
324. The Captain Of The Push 1/3/2003
325. Bonnie New South Wales 3/26/2010
326. Second Class Wait Here 3/26/2010
327. Foreign Lands 3/26/2010
328. As It Was In The Beginning 3/26/2010
329. Introduction – A Glimpse Of Boyhood 3/26/2010
330. When The Bush Begins To Speak 3/27/2010
331. Booth's Drum [1] 3/26/2010
332. At The Tug-0-War 3/26/2010
333. Old North Sydney 3/26/2010
334. The Shearers 1/1/2004
335. The Blue Mountains 12/31/2002
336. Saint Peter 3/26/2010
337. Laughing And Sneering 3/26/2010
338. Bill And Jim Fall Out 3/26/2010
339. Rewi To Grey: The Old Maori Chief’s Last Message 3/26/2010
340. And What Have You To Say? 3/26/2010
341. Divorced 3/26/2010
342. The Poets Of The Tomb 12/31/2002
343. The Drover's Sweetheart 12/31/2002
344. The Wattle 1/1/2004
345. Song Of The Dardanelles 3/26/2010
346. But What's The Use 3/26/2010
347. On Looking Through An Old Punishment Book [at Eurunderee School] 3/26/2010
348. Do You Think That I Do Not Know? 3/26/2010
349. My Army, O, My Army! 3/26/2010
350. Never, Never Land 3/26/2010
351. Ireland Shall Rebel 3/26/2010
352. New Life, New Love 3/26/2010
353. Lachlan Side 3/26/2010
354. What Have We All Forgotten? 3/27/2010
355. Antony Villa 3/26/2010
356. Grey Wolves Grey 3/26/2010
357. The Things We Dare Not Tell 1/3/2003
358. For'Ard 1/1/2004
359. The Lights Of Cobb & Co. 1/1/2004
360. By Hut, Homestead And Shearing Shed, 3/26/2010

Comments about Henry Lawson

  • Joan Solomon (10/13/2008 12:40:00 PM)

    I enjoy the poetry, but I wish there was a dictionary for terms that make no sense to me. (sliprails, select)

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  • Stiffy Tiffy (3/6/2006 4:27:00 PM)

    i really liked ur poem after all u did a really good job on it

  • Chezz Lr (12/24/2005 9:07:00 PM)

    where is the waterlilly? ..... i cant find the poem 'The Water-Lilly' does any one know where i could find it?

Best Poem of Henry Lawson

Andy's Gone With Cattle

Our Andy's gone to battle now
'Gainst Drought, the red marauder;
Our Andy's gone with cattle now
Across the Queensland border.

He's left us in dejection now;
Our hearts with him are roving.
It's dull on this selection now,
Since Andy went a-droving.

Who now shall wear the cheerful face
In times when things are slackest?
And who shall whistle round the place
When Fortune frowns her blackest?

Oh, who shall cheek the squatter now
When he comes round us snarling?
His tongue is growing hotter now
Since Andy ...

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Shadows Before

"Like clouds o'er the South are the nations who reign
On fair islands that we would command;
But clouds that are darker and denser than these
Have sailed from an Isle in the Northern Seas
And rest on our Southern Land.

Low in dust is our Goddess of Liberty hurled
At our feet, and the time is at hand,
When we, the proud sons of the southern world,

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